Flowers and leaves. Photo: Don Wood, planted at Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Plant. Photo: Don Wood, planted at Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Common Name

Prostrate Eremophila




Shrub, prostrate.  Leaves alternating along the stems, clustered, 1.4-3cm long, 3.5-11mm wide, flat, hairy, glandular with resin dots, margins toothed and sometimes lobed, tips blunt or with 3 teeth.  Flowers green or greenish yellow, dark brownish purple along the upper lip, tubular, 2-lipped, with five lobes, solitary at the bases of the leaves.  Native of Western Australia.  Family Myoporaceae in SA.

This description is derived from the description in Chinnock, R.J., (2007) Eremophila and Allied Genera Rosenberg Publishing Pty Ltd, Kenthurst NSW: pages 575-576

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